The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 30 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 551 481 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.01% 5.52% 5.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.24% 7.74% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 292 282
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £78.75 £23.75 £20.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+231.57% +15.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £23.75 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £107.75 £23.75 £23.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +3.44%
PRINCE2
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6684 6212 7076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.85% 71.33% 71.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 3468 3352
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 248 325
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.38 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 across the South East region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the South East region.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +15 150 £425 +6.25% 35
Surrey -7 85 £425 - 29
Hampshire -15 83 £408 +1.87% 14
Buckinghamshire +17 71 £355 -2.06% 14
Oxfordshire +9 44 £413 +3.12% 11
West Sussex +4 40 £393 +12.54% 8
East Sussex +3 27 £338 -12.62% 2
Kent +12 25 £450 +20.00% 8
Middlesex +2 9 £484 -3.20%
Sussex - 6 £400 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2.

1 581 (52.34%) Project Management
2 349 (31.44%) Finance
3 237 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 234 (21.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 226 (20.36%) MS Project
6 215 (19.37%) ITIL
7 196 (17.66%) Microsoft
8 187 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
9 182 (16.40%) PMI Certification
10 169 (15.23%) MS Excel
10 169 (15.23%) Telecoms
11 141 (12.70%) Security Cleared
12 138 (12.43%) PMP
13 118 (10.63%) SC Cleared
14 110 (9.91%) MS Office
15 109 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
16 108 (9.73%) Programme Management
17 107 (9.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 103 (9.28%) Degree
19 101 (9.10%) SharePoint
20 99 (8.92%) Change Management
21 95 (8.56%) Project Planning
22 89 (8.02%) PRINCE
23 86 (7.75%) Oracle
24 82 (7.39%) Risk Management
25 71 (6.40%) MS Visio
26 70 (6.31%) Waterfall
27 68 (6.13%) Migration
28 66 (5.95%) Service Management
29 65 (5.86%) Windows

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 101 (9.10%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.72%) Lync
3 7 (0.63%) MS Project Server
4 6 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.27%) Drupal
6 3 (0.27%) CMS
7 2 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.18%) Apache
7 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.18%) IIS
7 2 (0.18%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.090%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.090%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.090%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.090%) WordPress
Applications
1 226 (20.36%) MS Project
2 169 (15.23%) MS Excel
3 110 (9.91%) MS Office
4 71 (6.40%) MS Visio
5 54 (4.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.45%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (0.27%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.18%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.18%) Demantra
9 1 (0.090%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.090%) assyst
9 1 (0.090%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.090%) CA Clarity
9 1 (0.090%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.090%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.72%) Office 365
1 8 (0.72%) SaaS
2 5 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.27%) IaaS
4 2 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.090%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.25%) Internet
1 25 (2.25%) WAN
2 21 (1.89%) LAN
2 21 (1.89%) 4G
3 20 (1.80%) Firewall
4 18 (1.62%) 3G
5 12 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (1.08%) Intranet
5 12 (1.08%) SAN
6 10 (0.90%) LTE
7 9 (0.81%) VoIP
7 9 (0.81%) Broadband
7 9 (0.81%) MPLS
7 9 (0.81%) Wireless
8 7 (0.63%) SMS
8 7 (0.63%) UMTS
9 6 (0.54%) SDH
9 6 (0.54%) GPRS
9 6 (0.54%) ATM
9 6 (0.54%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (1.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 8 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (0.63%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.45%) Spotfire
8 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.36%) MS Access
10 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.27%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.18%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.18%) DataStage
11 2 (0.18%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.18%) QlikView
11 2 (0.18%) Big Data
12 1 (0.090%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (0.18%) Introscope
1 2 (0.18%) Toad
1 2 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (0.18%) LoadRunner
1 2 (0.18%) StarTeam
1 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (0.18%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (0.18%) JProfiler
2 1 (0.090%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.090%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.090%) ERwin
2 1 (0.090%) LabVIEW
General
1 349 (31.44%) Finance
2 169 (15.23%) Telecoms
3 58 (5.23%) Retail
4 36 (3.24%) Banking
5 35 (3.15%) Marketing
6 24 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 23 (2.07%) Automotive
8 17 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (1.35%) Electronics
9 15 (1.35%) Advertising
10 10 (0.90%) Local Government
11 9 (0.81%) Spanish Language
11 9 (0.81%) Billing
11 9 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.72%) Publishing
12 8 (0.72%) Legal
13 6 (0.54%) French Language
14 5 (0.45%) German Language
15 4 (0.36%) Back Office
15 4 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 591 (53.24%) Project Manager
2 144 (12.97%) Analyst
3 74 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 73 (6.58%) Business Analyst
5 61 (5.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 57 (5.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 50 (4.50%) IT Project Manager
8 43 (3.87%) Coordinator
9 41 (3.69%) Technical Manager
10 36 (3.24%) Technical Project Manager
10 36 (3.24%) Senior Manager
11 35 (3.15%) Senior Project Manager
12 33 (2.97%) PMO Analyst
13 30 (2.70%) Project Coordinator
14 26 (2.34%) Service Manager
15 23 (2.07%) Project Officer
15 23 (2.07%) Delivery Manager
16 22 (1.98%) Architect
16 22 (1.98%) Consultant
16 22 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.25%) .NET
2 17 (1.53%) ASP.NET
3 13 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (0.81%) Middleware
5 6 (0.54%) Web Services
5 6 (0.54%) HTML
6 5 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.36%) XML
8 2 (0.18%) SAML
8 2 (0.18%) EDI
8 2 (0.18%) COM
8 2 (0.18%) JDBC
8 2 (0.18%) ODBC
8 2 (0.18%) J2EE
9 1 (0.090%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.090%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.090%) JSF
9 1 (0.090%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 109 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (4.86%) PMI
3 46 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.34%) NHS
5 14 (1.26%) DTV
6 13 (1.17%) N-Tier
7 12 (1.08%) FMCG
8 10 (0.90%) Smart Meter
9 9 (0.81%) Mobile App
10 8 (0.72%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (0.63%) Data Extraction
11 7 (0.63%) EPoS
12 6 (0.54%) Open Source
13 5 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.45%) CMDB
13 5 (0.45%) Informatics
14 4 (0.36%) Replication
14 4 (0.36%) E-Learning
14 4 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 65 (5.86%) Windows
2 17 (1.53%) Linux
3 16 (1.44%) UNIX
4 15 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 11 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.54%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.27%) AIX
9 2 (0.18%) Solaris
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.090%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (52.34%) Project Management
2 237 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 215 (19.37%) ITIL
4 187 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (9.73%) Programme Management
6 99 (8.92%) Change Management
7 95 (8.56%) Project Planning
8 89 (8.02%) PRINCE
9 82 (7.39%) Risk Management
10 70 (6.31%) Waterfall
11 68 (6.13%) Migration
12 66 (5.95%) Service Management
13 60 (5.41%) Scrum
14 53 (4.77%) Business Analysis
14 53 (4.77%) Change Control
15 51 (4.59%) CRM
16 48 (4.32%) E-Commerce
17 47 (4.23%) Service Delivery
18 44 (3.96%) Supplier Management
18 44 (3.96%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (4.77%) SQL
2 18 (1.62%) C#
3 17 (1.53%) Java
4 14 (1.26%) PL/SQL
5 10 (0.90%) C
6 9 (0.81%) PHP
7 6 (0.54%) VB
8 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.18%) VBA
8 2 (0.18%) C++
8 2 (0.18%) Perl
8 2 (0.18%) R
9 1 (0.090%) VBScript
9 1 (0.090%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 234 (21.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 182 (16.40%) PMI Certification
3 141 (12.70%) Security Cleared
4 138 (12.43%) PMP
5 118 (10.63%) SC Cleared
6 107 (9.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 103 (9.28%) Degree
8 41 (3.69%) ISEB
9 36 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (2.61%) DV Cleared
11 23 (2.07%) APMP
12 18 (1.62%) CISSP
13 17 (1.53%) CISM
14 11 (0.99%) HNC
14 11 (0.99%) HND
15 10 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (0.81%) CRISC
17 8 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
18 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
18 6 (0.54%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (1.80%) QA
3 19 (1.71%) ISO 9001
4 17 (1.53%) SLA
5 14 (1.26%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.81%) P3O
6 9 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.27%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.27%) GxP
8 2 (0.18%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.18%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.090%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.090%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.090%) TickIT
9 1 (0.090%) BS15000
System Software
1 17 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.36%) XenApp
4 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.27%) vSphere
4 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.27%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.18%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.090%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.090%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.090%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.54%) SCCM
3 3 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.27%) SCOM
3 3 (0.27%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.27%) OVSD
3 3 (0.27%) Netcool
3 3 (0.27%) OPNET
4 2 (0.18%) WMI
4 2 (0.18%) nmon
4 2 (0.18%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.090%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.090%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 196 (17.66%) Microsoft
2 86 (7.75%) Oracle
3 64 (5.77%) SAP
4 35 (3.15%) Cisco
5 31 (2.79%) VMware
6 20 (1.80%) HP
7 15 (1.35%) Citrix
7 15 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.26%) Remedy
9 13 (1.17%) CheckPoint
10 11 (0.99%) Hyperion
10 11 (0.99%) IBM
11 10 (0.90%) Guidewire
12 7 (0.63%) Amdocs
13 6 (0.54%) JD Edwards
14 5 (0.45%) Open Text
14 5 (0.45%) Blue Coat
14 5 (0.45%) Juniper
14 5 (0.45%) BMC
15 4 (0.36%) Metastorm
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Intapeople
Rate: £250
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £550 - £580 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Vadis People
Rate: £0 to £395 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Posted: 6 days ago